Tag: E15

Renewable Industries Canada launches radio ad supporting E15 in Ontario

Renewable Industries Canada launches radio ad supporting E15 in Ontario

September 9, 2019 |

In Canada, a new province-wide radio ad launched by Renewable Industries Canada (RICanada), the country’s leading biofuels industry group, supports the Ontario Government’s commitment to increase ethanol blending in the province’s gasoline to 15 per cent (E15) as early as 2025. The ad spotlights ethanol, a clean and renewable fuel, that is already blended in […]

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Trump orders agencies to boost biofuel blending quotas for 2021

Trump orders agencies to boost biofuel blending quotas for 2021

August 25, 2019 |

In Washington, D.C., the backlash from biofuels and agriculture industries over the recent 31 small refinery waivers from the EPA has caused President Trump to request a push for more E15 beyond the more common E10 gasoline, and a request for the EPA “to give a 500 million gallon boost to the amount of conventional […]

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Nebraska Ethanol Bold to hold training to help fuel retailers take up E15

Nebraska Ethanol Bold to hold training to help fuel retailers take up E15

August 20, 2019 |

In Nebraska, the biggest hurdle that often stops fuel retailers from adding higher ethanol blends is cost, the administrator for the Nebraska Ethanol Board (NEB) said that might not actually be a hurdle at all. To help dispel these myths and to educate fuel retailers on the benefits and ease of offering E15, NEB will […]

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Minnesota data shows immediate jump in ethanol use following year-round E15

Minnesota data shows immediate jump in ethanol use following year-round E15

August 8, 2019 |

In Washington, data released Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Commerce prove that the marketplace is already responding to President Trump’s elimination of a decades-old regulatory barrier severely limiting the sale of E15 in the summertime. In June 2019—the first month following elimination of the summertime E15 restriction—sales of the blend virtually doubled when compared […]

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Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association shows in H1 report hard push for E15

Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association shows in H1 report hard push for E15

July 23, 2019 |

In Minnesota, the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association (MN Biofuels) released its 2019 First Half Report to its members last week outlining how MN Biofuels directly engaged with over 58 state and federal lawmakers and agency officials, delivered more than 1.5 million monthly ad impressions promoting E15 in the Twin Cities metro and continued market development initiatives […]

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Trump believes year-round E15 should offset losses from hardship waivers

Trump believes year-round E15 should offset losses from hardship waivers

July 11, 2019 |

In Washington, Bloomberg reports that President Trump believes allowing year-round E15 should compensate for increased small refinery hardship waivers despite the two policies not being connected. The agriculture secretary is pushing for the Environmental Protection Agency to reissue the missing gallons from approved hardship waivers as part of the upcoming “reset” of the Renewable Fuels […]

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NUVU Fuels will make E15 standard blend at the pump this summer

NUVU Fuels will make E15 standard blend at the pump this summer

June 12, 2019 |

In Michigan, fuel retailer NUVU Fuels will make E15 – a fuel with 15 percent renewable biofuel – the standard blend available to customers at all NUVU Fuels locations beginning this summer. NUVU Fuels will offer flex vehicle owners the choice of higher biofuel blends like E85. In addition, E10 will be available at designated […]

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American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers challenges EPA’s E15 rule in court

American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers challenges EPA’s E15 rule in court

June 12, 2019 |

In Washington, Chet Thompson, President and CEO of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, issued the following statement about a petition filed by AFPM with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for review of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule providing a one-pound Reid vapor pressure (RVP) waiver to gasoline […]

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RFA publishes E15 Information Resources

RFA publishes E15 Information Resources

June 6, 2019 |

In Washington, DC, the Renewable Fuels Association shared key RFA resources on E15 are available publicly, including RFA’s Model Misfuelling Mitigation Plan which has been promoted by the EPA; RFA’s comprehensive E15 Retailer Handbook which provides fuel retailers with regulatory and technical guidance in order to legally store and sell E15 ethanol blends; a comprehensive […]

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RFA to host webinar to help fuel retailers understand year-round E15

RFA to host webinar to help fuel retailers understand year-round E15

June 4, 2019 |

In Missouri, now that the EPA has approved E15 for year-round use in conventional gasoline markets, the Renewable Fuels Association will host a webinar to help retailers and others in the supply chain learn how this decision impacts the marketplace and how retailers can now engage in year-round sales. The webinar will be at no […]

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